Napa Wine Producer Ernest Van Asperen Dies at 96 ( New Article posted by Berry Crawford)

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Wine Spectator has a news item on the passing of Ernest Van Asperen:
In a wine career that spanned more than five decades, Ernest “Ernie” Van Asperen blazed his own trail. He was involved in all aspects of the industry, and his résumé read vintner, retailer, négociant and restaurateur. Van Asperen was an avid flyer and a World War II veteran who commanded a B-24 bomber flying sorties over Germany and Italy. But it was wine that captured his imagination, and he spent much of his adult life in Napa Valley as a vintner. He died Feb. 11 at the age of 96.
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